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  • City of Arlington starts $3 flat rate ride share

    ARLINGTON – A $3 ride share? That’s what the city of Arlington will launch today. It’s called Via and it’s basically an on-demand city bus service that has no fixed routes and no fixed schedules. The service is available in select areas of the city for a $3 flat rate. Pickups and drop offs will start in the dark blue area today, then will grow to the other areas on this map over the next six months. You can find […]

  • Enchant Christmas: Arlington light maze to benefit Kidd’s Kids

    ARLINGTON – See Enchant Christmas AND help support Kidd’s Kids this Thursday night! Enchant Christmas in Arlington boasts the biggest outdoor Christmas light maze and more sparkling lights and trees than you can imagine. This Thursday night, December 14, you can go see the sparkles and support Kidd’s Kids at the same time! Caroline Kraddick will be there, caroling with the special kids who have benefited from Kidd’s Kids. All you have to do is use the code ‘kidd’ — with […]

  • 2 Texas legislators accused of sexual misconduct

    AUSTIN – The nation’s growing harassment scandal is now hitting the Texas Legislature. The Daily Beast posted a story overnight detailing new accusations against two prominent Democratic Texas State legislators. A former intern is accusing Texas Senator Borris Miles, from Houston, of offering her money– seemingly in exchange for sex– when he was a state representative in 2013. Senator Miles didn’t respond to the news outlet’s requests for comment. And State Senator Carlos Uresti of San Antonio is being accused of […]

  • Lyndo Jones: Fired Mesquite police officer indicted for shooting

    MESQUITE – A former Mesquite police officer is facing charges. Derick Wiley shot a man, Lyndo Jones, who Wiley claims was breaking into a truck last month. Turns out, the truck belonged to Lyndo Jones. He was sitting in the truck when police arrived, reportedly trying to turn off the vehicle’s alarm system. A grand jury handed down the indictment Wednesday. “An indictment was returned for Derick Wiley. He was indicted for the offense of Aggravated Assault With a Deadly Weapon by […]

  • There’s a bad flu season ahead

    We could be in for a bad flu season. We hear that a lot, but public health experts are warning that this year’s flu vaccine may be only 10% effective against the main flu strain doctors are seeing. Massachusetts, Georgia, Oklahoma and Louisiana are reporting widespread flu numbers so far, and what could make this season worse is that this flu strain, the H3N3, causes more inflammation than most viruses. “This can get a lot of people into trouble, from […]

  • UPS warns some deliveries are delayed thanks to online shopping backlog

    UPS is a little behind schedule after last week’s surge in online orders. The delivery company said Tuesday that a small percentage of packages are being delivered one to two days late as the company works to clear a Cyber Week backlog. UPS spokesman Steve Gaut said delivery should be back on track by the end of the day Wednesday. The company said it still expects most packages shipped between Thanksgiving and Christmas to arrive on time. “We have resolved […]

  • House of Cards resumes filming minus Kevin Spacey

    Robin Wright will fill the lead role for the final season of Netflix’s hit series “House of Cards.” Netflix will resume production on the show’s sixth and final season early next year without Kevin Spacey. Spacey led the show to critical acclaim, but was fired after a series of sexual assault allegations levied against him. Once Netflix decided against Spacey returning to the show, writers for the program have been working hard to figure out how to account for the […]

  • LaVar Ball pulls LiAngelo from UCLA, preparing him for NBA draft

    The future of LiAngelo Ball is now unclearer than ever.   The freshman basketball player at UCLA has been pulled from school by his father, the infamous LaVar Ball, following his shoplifting arrest in China. LiAngelo was suspended indefinitely for that incident, and apparently, father LaVar is fed up with waiting for his reinstatement. “I’m not sitting back and waiting,” LaVar said. “He wasn’t punished this bad in China. So basically they’re in jail over here.” LaVar went to say […]

  • Study says men and women disagree on what sexual harassment is

    Barna polled more than a thousand adults for a survey about fundamental differences between how the sexes interpret specific behaviors. For example, the survey found that nearly a quarter of men don’t consider exposing themselves in front of someone to be sexual harassment. Only about 70% of men consider sharing intimate photos of someone without their permission, or sending unwanted explicit texts, to be harassment. When you compare the men’s responses to the women’s, there was only one instance in […]

  • Albino python found near I-35 in DeSoto

    DeSOTO – Check this out! DeSoto city workers had to take care of a giant albino python found near I-35. The snake was deceased upon arrival, but a rare sight to see in DFW nonetheless. DeSoto Animal Control Services shared the photos, saying, “Our Animal Control folks are at it again! A few weeks ago it was a pit bull in a tree. Not it’s a GIANT python near Interstate 35 @ Pleasant Run! Just in case you’re wondering, the […]